|Sir Henry Dale|
Very similar to his interview with Stephen Black, Sir Henry Dale discusses his accidental discovery of the adrenalin-reversal effects of ergot in 1904-05, and his part in the establishment of a biological standard for insulin production in Britain in 1922. He describes the adrenaline reversal effects of ergot and the standardization of insulin. The reversal of the normal pressor action caused Dale to condemn the adrenaline...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Ergot Alkaloids; Insulin -- standards
|Living with diabetes - Wellcome Library|
The film, aimed at those who have recently been diagnosed with diabetes, takes on the style of a one-to-one consultation with a diabetes consultant and dietician. It is presented by Geoffrey Lewis (diabetic consultant) and Stella Riley (dietician) to two patients: Miss Smith who has Type 1 diabetes and Mr. Anderson who has Type 2 diabetes. The two types are differentiated, and it is shown how the diabetic can live a normal life through diet alone, or through diet and the use of insulin...
Keywords: Insulin -- urine; Diabetic Diet; Insulin -- therapeutic use; Medical sciences; Insulin -- urine; Diabetic Diet; Insulin -- therapeutic use; Medical
|Talk about insulin - Wellcome Library|
Dr Liston interviews two specialists of the day Prof. Charles H. Best of Toronto and Dr. R. D. Lawrence of London. Prof. Best discovered insulin alongside Dr. Frederick Banting, and Dr. Lawrence was one of the first diabetics to receive insulin. He went on to research diabetes and insulin in his medical career. 2 segments.
Keywords: Diabetes; Medicine -- History; Insulin; Medical sciences; Diabetes; Medicine -- History; Insulin; Doctors